According to Manu Smriti, the different beings falling under Sattva, have further been classified into 3 sub-categories.
Lowest category under Sattva (Manu Smriti 12.48)
Ascetics and hermits, Brāhmaṇas, celestial beings, lunar asterisms,
and Daityas represent the first state partaking of ‘Sattva.’
Middle category under Sattva (Manu Smriti 12.49)